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Current Employee - IT Intern in New York, NY
Current Employee - IT Intern in New York, NY

I have been working at McKinsey & Company part-time (less than an year)

Pros

learn about the firm global network

Cons

no full time return offer, their hire interns each semester

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    You are always as good as your last review

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    Former Employee - Engagement Manager in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Engagement Manager in San Francisco, CA

    I worked at McKinsey & Company full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Opportunities to work with very senior clients, on high-impact issues, with very smart people all around.
    Some options to create/find your niche in a given industry and rapidly become a "go-to"/expert in that field (and be recognized for it)
    Great trainings
    Access to a vast network after your time at McKinsey

    Cons

    Being staffed on a 'good" engagement is like the lottery. It doesn't always happen because stars don't always line up (the consultant's availability, relevant skills, timing of the client, etc.). Getting staffed is a bit like being on the job market: you have to advocate for yourself unless a champion does it for you (e.g., a partner, an associate principal, or sometimes an engagement manager)

    Especially outside the US, the organization is very different, less concerned with lifestyle if at all, ready to please the client at all costs, and not worried about squeezing the team like a lemon. Unacceptable behaviors from partners in the US are not sanctioned in other offices.

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    Former Employee - Business Analyst in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in New York, NY

    I worked at McKinsey & Company full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great exposure for young professionals just out of school. Good learning opportunities. Great business analyst community where people bond with one another well. Amazing perks and training opportunities.

    Cons

    Long hours. Too competitive. Too broad of an experience, hard for later career tracks if one wants to go into industries.

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